Ahead of his scheduled to performance for President Obama and his family at the “Christmas in Washington” concert, South Korean rapper PSY issued a statement apologizing for spouting anti-American lyrics eight years ago.
"While I'm grateful for the freedom to express one's self, I've learned there are limits to what language is appropriate and I'm deeply sorry for how these lyrics could be interpreted," he wrote in the statement.
“I will forever be sorry for any pain I have caused anyone by those words,” said a statement from the rapper, who shot to fame when his quirky “
"I have been honoured to perform in front of American soldiers in recent months... and I hope they and all Americans can accept my apology." continued the statement.